When Can I Come Back From: Collarbone Fracture

When Can I Come Back From: Collarbone Fracture

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Encouraging Words for Kids That Ignite Self-Discovery and Growth + MORE

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5 Ways You Are Encouraging Entitlement in Your Athlete + MORE

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Sports Parents, Whose Game Is it? Yours or Your Child’s? + MORE

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national youth football championships 1506487455 2041482930 When Can I Come Back From: Collarbone FractureBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Collarbone (or “clavicle”) fractures are common in all age groups, especially in contact sports
Most collarbone fractures can be treated without surgery and typically result in excellent function
You should generally expect to return to sport about 3 months after injury, although this can vary widely depending on your individual circumstances, your sport, and your position

The clavicle is a bone in the upper part of the body commonly referred to as the “collarbone…

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